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Penn State Season Preview

 Penn State will run the first half of the season as the toughest team in the Big Ten, but will eventually fall short by one or two games. Joe Paterno’s boys from University Park easily have the best defense in the Big Ten, as they do perennially.  The key for […]

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Ohio State Season Preview

Ohio State losing to USC in the early stages of the season set the tempo for the rest of the season. Jim Tressel’s squad will do well this season, but will round out the top three in the Big Ten with losses to Michigan and Penn State.Terrelle Pryor is going […]

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New volleyball coach needed

In just their third year, the Volleyball  Club here at MCCC is breaking barriers. For the first time since the 1970s, competitive sports will once more exist.Amy Terassi, a nursing student here at MCCC, has taken the reins as president of the MCCC Volleyball club which began in 2007 under […]

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new treatment preventing HIV

 Finally a cure? Excitement rose at the announcement exclaiming news of a vaccine for HIV, the once terrible disease that caused harm and sadness to many lives. With about 30 percent accuracy, students still remain hesitant in believing this is going to be the real deal.  HIV stands for human […]

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Tuition changed to contact hours

Jaimie Downes, a student in MCCC’s nursing program, found that the 13 credit hours she budgeted for this semester will now cost her $603 more than she planned. “That doesn’t include books, scrubs, tools, health insurance, and the price to join the Michigan Student Nurses’ Association,” Downes said. Downes, along […]

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Student Government plans barbeque

MCCC Student Government is welcoming students back by holding a barbeque in honor of welcome-back week. The gathering will be Sept. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  in the courtyard in the center of campus for any students who want to attend. It is free to all students and […]

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Michigan breaks promises

As many as 200 MCCC students will not be able to attend college this fall because of a promise that was broken.Students who were eligible for the Michigan Promise Scholarship received letters over the summer warning them that a promised $4,000 scholarship could be taken away. They were also informed […]

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Employees pitch in to save money

A penny given by employees is a penny earned for MCCC. MCCC’s Board of Trustees approved a 2009-2010 budget of $25 million on June 22, with some creative help by employees. College President David Nixon says that 80 percent of MCCC’s $25 million budget goes to paying expenses that relate […]

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Not just a Cheap Thrill…

  Any student who has taken a math class at Monroe County Community College has probably met Mark Naber, who teaches classes ranging from elementary algebra to Calculus II. His wife, Penny Dorcey-Naber, the administrative assistant to the Dean of Humanities/Social Sciences, helps guide students with a bright, smiling face. […]

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